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You should do your home work and, [if you have more extra time, you should also prepare for exams]. Preliminary point: the commas are optional not obligatory. The bracketed bit is a conditional construction where the clause that is complement of if is the protasis (the condition) followed by the apodosis (the outcome of the condition being met). The if ...


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Assuming that what's inside the comma pairs is parenthetical, then it's grammatical status is debatable, but its conventional use is wrong because of the punctuation. When analyzing a sentence, do so by removing the parenthetical information. In the specific example here, the following is the result: You should do your home work, and if you have more ...


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"being" is the verb(-ing) of your 2nd clause. You can separate the sentence into 2 as follows: Major refreshes to the OS come about every six months. The most recent one is the May 2019 Update. You can add a noun (mainly the subject) between "recent" and "being". For example: ..., with the most recent refresh being the May 2019 update However, that ...


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The sentence is missing something that defines the causal relationship between "the accelerating decline of sales" and "compact discs would not be compensated [...]" You could say as suggested: The music company was afraid that the accelerating decline of sales of compact discs would not be compensated by increased internet revenue. Or some others: ...


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The sentence is equivalent to I wish I could write English with more freedom than the amount of freedom which is at present possible. Than can be followed by a clause with or without a subject. The implied object of comparison may take different roles in that clause: There was more food than I wanted. (object of "I wanted") It seems that there ...


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